Monthly Archives: December 2007

Benazir Bhutto Assassinated.

Now that came as a bit of surprise. All the astrologers predicting repeatedly that Musharraf was the one going to be assassinated…. all the cloak-and-dagger attempts on his life ever since he took over…. Or not. What a Shame. All … Continue reading

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The Swearing-At Ceremony of Narendra Modi aka When it’s wrong to be Right

Since 2002, not a single reference to Gujarat has passed without association to The Riots. It’s turned into a conditioned reflex, just like we say earthquake when we hear of Latur, or many pairs of shoes and assorted pieces of … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

So I’m Jobless now. F-I-N-A-L-L-Y jobless. And making completely sure nothing upsets the status until a week into the New Year. I haven’t watched Taare Zameen Par, and this time my intense hatred of Aamir Khan and his “different” movies … Continue reading

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Commie and Me

Once upon a time, around Christmas in ’91, there was a news item on TV. It showed Christmas and Hanukkah being celebrated in Russia. People were lighting lamps. People were lighting candles. People were singing carols. People were rejoicing. Remember … Continue reading

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Now this is what I call Indipop

The sky is blue. Cats eat rats. And I am a big fan of ’90s Indian non-filmi non-remixed music. I’ve been wanting to do a post on Indipop/Indi-rock for quite a while now, and somehow the universe reminded me of … Continue reading

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